The Languages Of Native North America

Author by : Marianne Mithun
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Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Description : An authoritative and detailed survey of the languages of the North American Indians.


Bibliography Of Native American Bibliographies

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Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
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Description : Lists all significant bibliographies for researchers, librarians, and students seeking information on tribes or topics in Native American studies.


American Indian Languages 1

Author by : William Bright
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Publisher by : Walter de Gruyter
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Description : The works of Edward Sapir (1884 - 1939) continue to provide inspiration to all interested in the study of human language. Since most of his published works are relatively inaccessible, and valuable unpublished material has been found, the preparation of a complete edition of all his published and unpublished works was long overdue. The wide range of Sapir's scholarship as well as the amount of work necessary to put the unpublished manuscripts into publishable form pose unique challenges for the editors. Many scholars from a variety of fields as well as American Indian language specialists are providing significant assistance in the making of this multi-volume series.


Bibliography Of Algonquian Linguistics

Author by : David H. Pentland
Languange : en
Publisher by : Univ. of Manitoba Press
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Description : This comprehensive annotated bibliography includes all items published on Algonquian languages between 1891 and 1981, earlier works overlooked in Pilling's 1891 Bibliography, reprints and re-editions. The work includes full cross-references, giving alternate titles, editors, reviews, and related publications, and it includes a detailed index organized by language group and topic. In the introduction, the authors describe the bibliographical problems in this field and give helpful advice on how to locate publications. This volume will be of value not only to Algonquianists, but to all those with an interest in North American Indian languages, and particularly to teachers of Native languages.


Native Languages Of The Americas

Author by : Thomas Sebeok
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Science & Business Media
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Description : Thirteen of the chapters that comprise the contents of this first volume of Native Languages of the A mericas were originally commissioned by the undersigned in his capacity as Editor of the fourteen volume series (1963-1976), Current Trends in Linguistics. All appeared, in 1973, under Part Three of the quadripartite Vol. 10, subtitled Linguistics in North America. Two additional chaplers are being held over for the volume to follow shortly, devoted to Central and South American lan guages and linguistics, where they more appropriately belong. A fourteenth chapter, on the" Historiography of native North A merican linguistics," was written similarly by invitation, for Vol. 13, subtitled Historiography of Linguistics, published in 1975. Both Volumes 10 and 13 were jointly financed by the United States National Science Foundation and National Endowment for the Humanities, with an enhancing contribution to the former by the Canada Council. The generosity of these funding agencies was, of course, previously acknowledged in my respective Editor's Introductions to the two books mentioned, but cannot be repeated too often: without their welcome and timely assistance, the global project could scarcely have been realized on so comprehensive a scale. The Current Trends in Linguistics series was a long-term venture of Mouton Publishers, of The Hague, under the imaginative in-house direction of Peter de Rid der. Various spin-offs were foreseen, and some of them happily realized.


Languages Of The Aboriginal Southeast

Author by : Karen M. Booker
Languange : en
Publisher by : Methuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press
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Description : This is the only published bibliography devoted to the speech of the American Indians inhabiting the southeastern quadrant of the U.S. at the time of first European contact. It covers more than twenty-five languages from five language families (Algonquian, Caddoan, Iroquoian, Muskogean, Siouan), several genetically unaffiliated languages, and a trade language (Mobilian Jargon). The bibliography annotates over 1,900 published works, reviews, doctoral dissertations, and master's theses. A single index is organized by individual languages and by linguistic and related topics. The volume is intended for the use of scholars working in the core areas of linguistics, in related sociolinguistic disciplines, and in other aspects of cultural anthropology.